George Washington University IIST Program

George Washington University IIST Program The Integrated Information, Science, and Technology program is an innovative and interdisciplinary program designed for community college graduates.

The Integrated Information, Science, and Technology program is an innovative and interdisciplinary program designed for community college graduates and working professionals who are seeking to complete their bachelor’s degree. The program provides the graduates with solid foundation in problem-solving, analytical thinking, writing and communication skills and information technology and computing skills to make them competitive for technical employment or advanced degree completion. Graduates can use their knowledge to be successful in a number fields including: Information system Technology management Network administration and security Health IT and informatics The program is geared toward individuals who are currently working in a technical field, or those who are attempting to gain entry either as a career-changer or as a young professional seeking an entry-level position. Developed by GW’s College of Professional Studies, this bachelor’s degree completion program is for an individual who currently holds an Associate’s Degree or has earned at least 60 credit hours towards their undergraduate degree. The remaining 60 credit hours of study required for bachelor’s degree completion at GW, consist of 44 credit hours of core courses and 16 credit hours of elective courses. The program can be completed within two academic years (5 consecutive semesters, including a summer session). Courses are scheduled with the needs of working professionals in mind and are offered during the evenings and weekends at our northern Virginia locations in Arlington and Ashburn. The program is also specially developed to provide a conduit to existing GW Master’s degree program in Information Systems and Technology Management. Secure a rewarding career in the fields of Information and Network Security, Information Systems Management, Development and Analysis, and Bioinformatics.

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Very excited to be a Fulbright through George Washington University.  I appreciate all of the support from everyone who ...
Dr. Blackmon Helps Children in Rural Kenya ! | College of Professional Studies | The George Washington University

Very excited to be a Fulbright through George Washington University. I appreciate all of the support from everyone who helped me achieve this dream. Blackmon's are heading to Kenya in 2018!

Despite a free primary education system, over a million children in Kenya do not attend school. Dr. Olivia Blackmon, assistant program director and faculty for the Integrated, Information Science & Technology program, was recently selected as a Fulbright Specialist to work with Kenya Connect, a nonp...
Student Spotlight: Daniel Alvarez Castegnaro Heads to a Top Data Science Graduate Program | College of Professional Studies | The George Washington University

Originally from Costa Rica, Daniel Alvarez Castegnaro also lived in Europe attending middle school in Belgium and high school in Switzerland. His father’s role as a diplomat provided him ample opportunities to experience cultures around the globe. Read more

Very excited to be leading a Kenya project for my service learning students with Kenya Connect in 2017 and 2018.  If you...
Dr. Olivia Blackmon Wins Nashman Fellowship | College of Professional Studies | The George Washington University

Very excited to be leading a Kenya project for my service learning students with Kenya Connect in 2017 and 2018. If you are interested read more about it here: I am excited for the Nashman Grant to lead international projects with my students:

Congratulations to Dr. Olivia Blackmon for winning the Nashman Center Engaged Scholarship Grant to design an interdisciplinary course and study abroad program to connect real-world needs with student based learning outside of the classroom.
IIST Students Learn Best Practice Insights, Technology and the Future of Analytics at CEB | College of Professional Studies | The George Washington University

IIST students visited Corporate Executive Board (CEB) offices in Rosslyn, VA on March 17th, 2017 where they learned about the cutting-edge data analytics tools utilized by CEB and the success of CEB’s strategic business model to use open source platforms.

So proud of my student, Elyaa Hammad!
Elyaa Hammad Wins GW Knowledge Scholarship | College of Professional Studies | The George Washington University

So proud of my student, Elyaa Hammad!

Elyaa Hammad a senior in the Integrated, Information Science and Technology program received the prestigious GW Knowledge in Action Career Internship Fund (KACIF). The KACIF award was established by the GW Career Services Council to provide financial support to students pursuing high-quality unpaid…

Congressional Budget Office 2017 Information and Technology InternshipManagement, Business, and Information Services Div...
Congressional Budget Office

Congressional Budget Office 2017 Information and Technology Internship

Management, Business, and Information Services Division
The Congressional Budget Office is a small nonpartisan agency that provides economic and budgetary analysis to the Congress. The Information Resource Management and Technology Services Unit in the Management, Business, and Information Services Division seeks a summer intern with a strong work ethic to be part of a 12-person IT group performing desktop computer support and related assignments. Duties include installing hardware and software, troubleshooting and resolving problems, and working on special projects.

Candidates working toward a graduate degree in information technology, computer science, or a related field are preferred. Students beginning their junior or senior year in 2017 year will also be considered.

Experience or training in troubleshooting MS Office and Windows 7 and 10 issues is required. Experience installing and maintaining applications in various environments (Windows Server, VMWare, Apple OS, VPN, and Citrix) and experience working as part of an IT help desk are desirable. Candidates should be able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and complete projects under tight deadlines. Strong communication and interpersonal skills are a must. The position also requires a person who can work independently and as part of a team.

CBO may consider noncitizens who are permanent residents of the United States seeking citizenship but cannot consider students on visas.

Salary and Benefits
The hourly rate ranges from $14 to $25 and will be commensurate with educational attainment and related experience. This is a temporary position that is expected to last approximately 14 weeks between May and August of 2017. The selected candidate would be expected to work a 40-hour week, but an alternate schedule may be considered. Housing and relocation expenses are not provided, but CBO’s interns are eligible for a local transportation subsidy of up to $255 per month.

How to Apply
Please submit a cover letter, résumé, unofficial transcripts, and contact information for two references online at Incomplete applications will not be considered. Although there is no deadline by which to apply, this position may be closed when CBO has received a sufficient number of applications from qualified candidates.

This position is covered by the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998, as made applicable to CBO by the Congressional Accountability Act, as amended.

Nancy Fahey or Angela Smart, Washington, DC, 202-226-2628, [email protected]

Nonpartisan Analysis for the U.S. Congress

RSVP for NIST site visit January 25, 2017 | College of Professional Studies | The George Washington University

Spring 2017 IIST site visit to the National institute of Standards and technology (NIST)

When: Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Time: 1:00 – 3:00pm
Location: 100 Bureau Drive, Gaithersburg, MD 20899

RSVP Required:
No later than Tuesday, January 17 at

To and from NIST will be provided. The shuttle will depart at 12:00pm from the Graduate Education Center in Arlington (950 N Glebe Road).

Other Information:
Please bring a government issued ID and review the Visitor Requirements (attached).

(NOTE: non-US citizens will need to fill out an additional security form that will be e-mailed to you once you have submitted your RSVP)

Students will have the opportunity to visit NIST’s Information Technology Laboratory and speak to researchers about their work.

As one of the major research components of the National Institute of Standards and Technology, the Information Technology Laboratory (ITL) has the broad mission to promote U.S. innovation and industrial competitiveness by advancing measurement science, standards, and technology through research and development in information technology, mathematics, and statistics

Application deadline is Friday, October 28thPalantir recently launched the Palantir Future Scholarship. The scholarship ...

Application deadline is Friday, October 28th

Palantir recently launched the Palantir Future Scholarship. The scholarship aims to advance the development and representation of individuals from underrepresented racial or ethnic groups in STEM by recognizing achievement in the study of STEM disciplines.

The Future Scholarship is open to active, full-time undergraduate students who:

· Are enrolled in an accredited U.S. college/university during the academic year that the scholarship is awarded

· Have finished at least one academic year in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math (STEM) field

· Are from an underrepresented group in STEM (African American, Hispanic, American Indian, or Filipino/Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander)

Commonwealth STEM Industry Internship Program |

Spring and Summer Internships through CSIIP:

The Virginia Space Grant Consortium (VSGC) and its partners (shown below), in collaboration with Virginia’s colleges and universities, are offering the Commonwealth STEM Industry Internship Program (CSIIP). CSIIP is a free student resource for finding paid spring, summer, and fall internships.

Undergraduate students majoring in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) disciplines complete a single application package that will be reviewed by companies throughout Virginia.

There is no cost to students, colleges/universities, or companies to participate.
Students may search for internships statewide or by region and can also express interest in specific internships posted by companies. No deadline is required but apply as early as possible for maximum opportunity, at

One application puts a student in front of more than 150 companies offering internships.

In response to the increasing demand for skilled STEM workers in Virginia, the Virginia Space Grant Consortium (VSGC) has created the Commonwealth STEM Industry Internship Program (CSIIP). CSIIP links companies and students in STEM, including but not limited to high-need areas such as Information Te...

Home - Metro Systems, Inc

IT Recruiters looking for entry-level and mid-level IT Professionals:

For information about a specific job listed on their website please contact Crystal Mitchell at: [email protected]

Founded in 2005, Metro Systems Incorporated (MSI) is a certified small business, with a successful history of providing IT professionals on a project or full-time basis. We specialize in placement of technology professionals for government, commercial, and non-profit organizations, large and small. Our mission is to provide these organizations with the highest quality IT talent and to match candidates to the best possible IT careers. Headquartered in the Washington DC metropolitan area with locations in Alexandria, VA, Richmond, VA and Pensacola, FL, MSI has nationwide reach capabilities. Over the years we have established a proven ability to respond to and deliver the right hiring solutions for our clients and our candidates, anywhere in the United States.


Internship at the Washington Post:

The Washington Post is looking for a motivated team player to support the Publishing & Circulation Systems department in a part-time intern capacity. The intern will provide hands-on development support for multiple applications in a deadline-drive environment. This includes supporting the Post’s production-print pipeline applications to ensure timely delivery of the print product.

This is an ideal position for someone who is a quick learner and has an interest and some experience in computer science, specifically with Windows OS and networking concepts.

Knowledge of SQL language and the database MySQL is extremely helpful, and an understanding of Node or Angler is a plus.

Qualified candidates must have evening availability, Friday and Saturday required plus 1 other night, beginning at 5:00 pm. The position is based in Washington, D.C.

Commensurate with experience

Victoria Rizzo, Senior Recruiter
E: [email protected]
The Washington Post
1301 K Street , NW
Washington, District of Columbia 20071


Women in Technology
Job Fair - September 29, 2016

Whether you are in career transition or seeking a new challenge, the WIT Job Fair is the perfect opportunity to check out some of the DC area's largest employers. Both men and women are encouraged to come and meet recruiters and hiring managers from organizations that are actively seeking candidates for positions. This is a free event for job seekers. Advanced registration is strongly encouraged so that exhibitors can view your resume.

For exhibitors, this event offers a wonderful setting to meet experienced local candidates for your urgent and pipeline jobs. Please consider registering now to secure Early Bird high value pricing!

View our current Exhibitor list.

September 10th - September 27th
Price for the Fall Fair - $550.00

September 10th - September 27th
Price for both fairs $900.00

September 29, 2016
4:00pm - 7:00pm
Sheraton Tysons Hotel
8661 Leesburg Pike
Tysons, VA 22182

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Great Opportunity with the United Nations:

GW UN360 – Explore Careers with the United Nations!

UN 360 provides GW juniors, seniors, and graduate students an exclusive opportunity to learn about the work of the United Nations and its partner organizations through a yearlong series of site visits, round-tables, and workshops in Washington DC and New York City. Through this experience, students will deepen their understanding of the work of the UN and its partners, connect with professionals and alumni in the field, and explore career possibilities within these organizations.

Fall 2016: Washington, DC Site Visits
October 28, November 4, November 11, December 2, December 6

Spring 2017: New York City Site Visits
March 12-14, 2017

Application Deadline
Friday, September 23, 2016

If you have questions about the UN 360 program and the application process, please go to, or contact us at [email protected].


Deloitte Informational Session:
Information Session is in Funger Hall (GW main campus) room 108 from 6:30-8:30pm on September 19. The event is open to all students and they will discuss Full Time and Intern opportunities for Advisory and Tax at Deloitte.

Naveos (a local company in Sterling) is looking for few candidates to fill Data Loading analyst positions in Sterling, V...
Hiring Opportunities

Naveos (a local company in Sterling) is looking for few candidates to fill Data Loading analyst positions in Sterling, VA. This is an entry level position so its a good career start for someone who wants a career in healthcare industry. The candidate should have some SQL skill. The complete description can be found here:

If anyone is interested, please contact Naeem Khan (an IIST alumni) .

Chris Perkins with Higher Achievement is working with IIST, and has contacts to these positions if anyone is interested....
Job (Washington): AmeriCorps Program Support Fellow

Chris Perkins with Higher Achievement is working with IIST, and has contacts to these positions if anyone is interested.
AmeriCorps Program Support Fellow:
DCM Center Aide:
Achievement Coach:

Higher Achievement, a nationally acclaimed education nonprofit organization, seeks five AmeriCorps Achievement Fellows at its DC Metro Office in Washington,


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Arlington, VA


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